Gartner Research

The State of Privacy and Personal Data Protection, 2019-2020

Published: 15 April 2019

ID: G00376084

Analyst(s): Nader Henein , Bart Willemsen


The GDPR is inspiring change across the privacy landscape. Security and risk management leaders must plan for intensified global regulatory activity and the societal expectations driving radical change. This research outlines the challenges and future expectations that organizations must address.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Incorporate the Demands of a Rapidly Evolving Privacy Landscape Into the Organization’s Data Strategy Program
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa
    • The Way Forward
  • Adopt Key Capabilities That Support Increasing Volume, Variety and Velocity of Personal Information
    • Establish
    • Maintain
    • Evolve
    • Balance Technology Adoption
  • Meet and Exceed Business Demands While Upholding User Privacy

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